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5 reasons why our donors trust us

By Latika Mani | Posted 29/09/20

Australians have shown The Fred Hollows Foundation amazing support since 1992. Earlier this year, The Foundation was named as one of Australia’s best charities in 2020. Read on to discover why...

Remembering Fred: Supporters share their stories

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 25/09/20

The Fred Hollows Foundation all started with Professor Fred Hollows’ vision of equal access to eye health. An eye health champion and an Australian legend - Fred left his mark on the caring people who supported his cause. Here are some of those supporters' uplifting and inspiring stories of Fred.

Effective giving: The Life You Can Save

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 24/09/20

The Fred Hollows Foundation is one of only a handful of nonprofits worldwide which is recognised by The Life You Can Save as one of the most effective charities globally. Read on to discover more about The Life You Can Save and effective giving.

Fred's photographer: a life behind the lens with Michael Amendolia

By Michael Amendolia | Posted 21/09/20

Michael Amendolia is a distinguished Australian photographer, who started out as a photojournalist, and went on to capture one of the most iconic photos of professor Fred Hollows. Read on to discover more about his career.

5 reasons why we love our volunteers

By Latika Mani | Posted 16/09/20

Volunteers are special people – those rare gems who step up to lend a helping hand to people in need. Volunteers play an important role in society, and especially in the charity sector. Read on to discover why we love our volunteers at The Foundation.

Myanmar becomes the latest country to eliminate trachoma

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/09/20

Myanmar today became the latest country to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem. In 2005, trachoma was responsible for 4% of all cases of blindness in Myanmar. By 2018 the prevalence of trachoma had fallen to a mere 0.008%., which is below the public health threshold. Read on for more.

Community Engagement in Eye Health Assessment Tool

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 28/07/20

The Community Engagement in Eye Health Assessment Tool (CE.EH.AT) is an evidence based assessment tool to measure how communities are or aren’t engaging with eye care.

Public position statement on responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 20/05/20

As the world struggles to contain the health, economic and human impact of COVID-19, The Fred Hollows Foundation calls for clear coordination under the World Health Organization and continued care for those needing essential eye care services. Read our statement here.

Farewell to 'our man in Kathmandu'

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 14/05/20

We remember Rex Shore, 'our man in Kathmandu', who worked with the Nepal Eye Program and then The Fred Hollows Foundation from his house in Kathmandu, who passed away on 16 December, 2017.

Farewell to our old friend Dr Para

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 14/05/20

Gabi Hollows has paid tribute to Dr Pararajasegaram (affectionately known as 'Dr Para'), a leading ophthalmologist and friend of Fred and Gabi's since 1977.

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